Courses

2019 Continuing Education Schedule

REFUND POLICY Students who officially withdraw from a course prior to the first instructional day of the class will receive a 100% refund of tuition. Students who withdraw from a course after the start of the first instructional day shall receive no refund of tuition. Refunds, when due, will be made by check to the address shown as the student’s official home of record within 30 days of the first day of class, or from the date the College cancels the class due to low enrollment. Students should notify their instructor to formally withdraw from a course prior to the first day of class. This policy applies to classroom setting environments only and is not applicable to mine safety certification or instruction.

NOTE: All scheduled classes have a minimum enrollment requirement of five (5) students unless otherwise specified.

Personal Enrichment Classes

ClassDateDayTimeCampusCost
Beginning Guitar7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30Th7-8 pmDublin, Porter #625$150.00
Conversational Espanol7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27T6-8 pmDublin, Porter #625$15.00 per class
Basic Computing II8/5M5-9pmDublin, Porter #609$75.00
Basic Computing II8/12M5-9pmSandersville$75.00
Basic Computing II8/19M5-9pmJefferson Campus$75.00
Public speaking9/11W6-8pmDublin Campus$25.00
Civic Literacy9/17M6-8 pmDublin, Porter, YKK Room$5.00

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

Course Descriptions:

  • Driver’s Education – Learning to drive is a major milestone in a teenager’s life. It’s important for young or inexperienced drivers to learn safe driving techniques. There are four different ways Joshua’s Law can be satisfied for teenagers to meet the requirements for a Class D license. The program offered by Oconee Fall Line Technical College meets the option that includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of drive behind the wheel time with an instructor. Participants must be between 15 and 17 years of age and possess a Learner’s Permit. Participants must attend all class dates for the full class periods. They must also complete all six (6) hours of behind-the-wheel driving.
  • Smart Devices, Android – This course is designed as a follow-up to the Basic Smart Devices course. Android systems and devices will be targeted.
  • Beginning Guitar – Learn to play guitar from an experienced professional. From basic chords to complete pieces, this course will guide you to becoming competent in this popular instrument.
  • Conversational Espanol – *Note: At registration, please list each class date individually. Enhance your English to Spanish skills for day-to-day interactions with primarily Spanish speakers. Presented in eight segments, participants will benefit from individual modules or the entire series.
  • Public Speaking – This course will help participants develop presentation skills that will make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable. This workshop includes the following topics:
    • Creating a compelling program
    • Using various types of visual aids
    • Engaging your audience
    • Performing a needs analysis
    • Preparing an outline
    • Knocking down nervousness
    • Enriching the learning experience with humor, questions, and discussion.
  • Smart Devices iPhone – The iPhone and iPhone specific systems will be explored in this follow-up to the Basic Smart Devices Course.
  • Basic Computing II – This computing course is designed for users with more than a casual interest. This course builds upon topics covered in Computer Skills I by adding: Drag and drop, Search for files, Excel, Outlook.
  • Civic Literacy – Enjoy a compelling lecture followed by lively discussion on the founding document of our republic. Celebrate Constitution Day with us.

Career Development Classes

ClassDateDayTimeCampusCost
HR Lunch & Learn: Coaching & Mentoring8/7W12-1pmWebinarFree
HR Lunch & Learn: Project & Program Benefits9/4W12-1pmWebinarFree
HR Basics: Screening to Exit Interview9/18W9am – 4pmDublin, Porter #609$75.00
HR Lunch & Learn: Constructive Criticism10/2W12-1pm WebinarFree
HR Lunch & Learn: Advanced Business Writing11/6W12-1pmWebinarFree
HR Lunch & Learn: Influencing w/o Authority12/4W12-1pmWebinarFree

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

*There is a program fee and cost for materials for those individuals who do not meet eligibility requirements. Please call for more information and to see if you qualify.

Course Descriptions:

  • MedTechSkills – This class offers hands-on training in the use of patient tracking software. This class is designed for medical personnel in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
  • HR Basics: Screening to Exit Interview – This course covers many of the basic functions required of professional of Human Resource Managers. Participants will learn to execute these requirements ethically and professionally. Topics covered include:
    • The Screening Process
    • Face-to-Face Interviews
    • Compensation
    • Performance Evaluations
    • The Progressive Disciplinary Process
    • Separation
    • The Exit Interview

CEU Credit Classes Courses:

Many of our classes can also be used for credit toward required CEU certifications. Ask us if such credit is needed and we will compare our courses to your needs.

Lunch-N-Learn Series

Participants are invited to join other professionals at either the Sandersville or Dublin campus for a box lunch and discussion after the webinar. The session is FREE and lunch is $10. You are not required to purchase lunch if you only want to join the class. You may also view the series from your own computer. Contact us at 478-275-5598 for details.

Webinar Location:

  • OFTC’s Dublin Campus, #609
  • OFTC’s Sandersville Campus, #319 

Cost Per Class, Per Person: $0 for webinar; $10 for lunch
Details: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • August 7, 2019 – Coaching & Mentoring to Bring out the Best in Others
    • The Coaching and Mentoring workshop focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.
  • September 4, 2019 – Delivering Project & Program Benefits
    • This course is designed to help leaders understand the support needed for project professionals to develop and execute successful projects. Leaders will learn how to maximize and sustain project and program benefits in order to give the organization a competitive advantage.
  • October 2, 2019 – Delivering Constructive Criticism & Discipline
    • Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this workshop your participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist them with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way. Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.
  • November 6, 2019 – Advanced Business Writing
    • This advanced course will highlight modern stylistic preferences that impact writing in the workplace. This course is critical for most individuals in a professional setting. Most leaders and managers, especially, are spending most of their work time communicating in one form or another, so honing these skills to make each communication that much more impactful is critical.
  • December 4, 2019 – Influencing Without Authority
    • Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership and Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you to influence others (above you, below you or your peers) without having to flex your authoritative muscle.

Advanced Certifications

A nationally recognized training program preparing individuals for leadership roles in the construction industry. Presented through a partnership with the Associated General Contractors of Georgia and OFTC. 

TopicDateDayTimeCampusCost
Gen Contractor CEU8/7W9am – 4pmDublin, Porter #609$125.00
Gen Contractor CEU8/14W9am – 4pmSandersville, #319$125.00
Gen Contractor CEU8/21W9am – 4pmJefferson Campus$125.00

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

Course Descriptions:

Drone Pilot Training – This course prepares the student to take and pass the FAA required course for UAS (drone) pilot licensing. The course is taught by experts in FAR 107 training and education. Prepare to join this exciting and growing technology field.

Gen Contractor CEU – This class will focus on important leadership skills for contractors including job site safety, communication, and risk management and problem-solving. Successful completion of this course will allow 6 hours of required CE credit for licensure.

American Heart Association Schedule

Anyone can take either class. The BLS Provider class is geared more toward RN’s, LPN’s, CNA’s or anyone in the medical field. The First Aid and CPR classes are geared more toward first responders and lay persons. However, please contact your employer/work to find out which course you are required to have.

BLS (Basic Life Support) Instructor

This is a course for people who are interested in becoming a BLS Instructor. Must have a minimum of 3 students to make class.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • TBD

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • October 16, 2019
  • January 15, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592 or Lottie Rizzardi at (478) 553-2149. 

BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider

This course if for the professional healthcare provider and others whose job requires that they respond in a healthcare emergency and must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a CPR course. Core material such as adult, child and infant CPR (including two rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, barrier devices, and automated external defibrillator (AED) is covered.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • August 21, 2019

  • September 18, 2019

  • October 16, 2019

  • November 20, 2019

  • January 22, 2020

  • February 19, 2020

  • March 18, 2020

  • April 22, 2020

  • May 20, 2020

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • August 15, 2019
  • September 12, 2019
  • October 10, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • January 9, 2020
  • February 13, 2020
  • March 12, 2020
  • April 9, 2020
  • May 14, 2020
  • June 11, 2020

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592 or Lottie Rizzardi at (478) 553-2149. 

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED**

This course teaches rescuers how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. General principles of First Aid, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, Adult/Child CPR/choking, Adult Child AED, Infant CPR and Choking, and Environmental Emergencies are included. This course is for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • August 21, 2019

  • September 18, 2019

  • October 16, 2019

  • November 20, 2019

  • January 22, 2020

  • February 19, 2020

  • March 18, 2020

  • April 22, 2020

  • May 20, 2020

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: Wednesday, 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • August 15, 2019
  • September 12, 2019
  • October 10, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • January 9, 2020
  • February 13, 2020
  • March 12, 2020
  • April 9, 2020
  • May 14, 2020
  • June 11, 2020

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592 or Lottie Rizzardi at (478) 553-2149. **Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver CPR AED is from 9:00am-12:00pm and First Aid 1:00pm-4:00pm.